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“The amount of effort we’d have to invest into doing these things is completely outweighed by effort it would take for us to just do it with Arc.”
The Philadelphia Media Network is getting $1 million. Twelve organizations and five entrepreneurs-in-residence will be getting another for projects ranging from local news membership models to experiments in audience engagement.
The institute, which owns the two Philadelphia dailies, also plans to introduce a fellowship program and award grants to help sustain local journalism.
Longtime media consultant Jim Friedlich discusses his vision for a sustainable metro newspaper.
We talked to its new crop of board members: “My experience in the area of philanthropy is that if you are addressing important issues, have good ideas, and can show results, people and organizations are willing to support you.”
The numbers don’t add up to growth. Sprinkling some some nonprofit pixie dust won’t save the newspaper industry; only new ideas can do that.
It’s a peer-to-peer program for regional newsrooms.
The author of “Rebuilding the News: Metropolitan Journalism in the Digital Age” talks about what he saw in Philadelphia as the business came tumbling down. Joshua Benton